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Population Growth Limits #19802

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 02, 1972
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(Studio) Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists measure end point predicted in 1798 by British preacher Thomas Robert Malthus. His theory held that population growth is geometrical while means to support population grows arithmetically, until limit reached.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Boston, Massachusetts) Computer set up to measure long-term trends. Figures show if present rate continues, Planet can support us no longer than 100 years [MIT Prof., Dennis MEADOWS - says only alternative is stabilization of population growth.] There are limits to all growth but mental growth, where there is plenty of room for expansion.
REPORTER: Edward P. Morgan

Morgan, Edward P.;
Smith, Howard K.

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